Hyderabad floods: Odisha govt makes Rs 5 cr donation

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced to contribute Rs 5 crore for relief efforts in flood-hit Hyderabad and parts of Telangana.

“Hon CM Sri Naveen Patnaik announced a contribution of Rs 5 crore towards relief efforts post floods in Hyderabad/parts of Telangana as a gesture from people of Odisha,” tweeted chief secretary Asit Tripathy.

About 70 people died due to heavy rains and flash floods in Hyderabad and other parts of Telangana.

In a preliminary estimate, the government pegged the losses at over Rs 5,000 crore caused due to rains and floods.

(IANS)

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